Cement News tagged: International

Criminal complaint filed

19 December 2003, Published under Cement News

The Thai Securities and Exchange Commission yesterday filed a criminal complaint against Orapin Leophairatana, former senior executive vice-president of TPI Polene, for alleged securities price manipu

Robust construction activity unlikely until 2005

19 December 2003, Published under Cement News

The US economy is set to move into high gear in 2004 according to the latest economic forecast from the Portland Cement Association.

Trading in Confidence Cement suspended

19 December 2003, Published under Cement News

The Chittagong Stock Exchange (CSE) also suspended the trading of Confidence Cement Limited shares for two weeks from yesterday. Earlier, on Wednesday the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) decided to

RMC benefits from improved UK cement performance

19 December 2003, Published under Cement News

In its year-end trading statement, the management of RMC takes a more optimistic view in stating that the 2003 results will be at the top end of analysts’ expectations. This is in part on the back of

New shareholder for Secil?

New shareholder for Secil?

19 December 2003, Published under Cement News

First discussed at the recent Cemtech conference in Lisbon, but dismissed by Secil personnel as most unlikely, news that Semapa is looking for a new partner for its cement activities has again come to

Lafarge acquisition

18 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Lafarge has acquired the EBRD`s 23 per cent shareholding in Lafarge Polska, which is made up of Lafarge`s cement and aggregates & concrete operations in Poland. The transaction amounts to Euro84m, bri

Boral acquires two cement companies in Queensland

Boral acquires two cement companies in Queensland

18 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Building products firm Boral Ltd, which is engaged in an A$840 million (US$619.25 million) takeover bid for cement and lime company Adelaide Brighton, has acquired two readymix companies in Queensland

Chilanga Explains Cement Shortage

18 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Chilanga Cement, Zambia, has cited the increase in demand for cement on the local market as one of the major causes of the commodity shortages experienced during the past weeks.

Chilanga Explains Cement Shortage

18 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Chilanga Cement, Zambia, has cited the increase in demand for cement on the local market as one of the major causes of the commodity shortages experienced during the past weeks.

Consortium wants cement tariff stopped

18 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Members of the Paul Burke-led Jamaica Cement Consortium, which includes major cement importers Mainland International and Arc Systems

Kutch builders seek check on cement prices

18 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Even as reconstruction activity in the earthquake-ravaged Kutch district of India is still on, contractors have sought the intervention of Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi to check the prices of c

Dyckerhoff CEO to step down

17 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Dyckerhoff CEO Peter Steiner is to step down after just a year at the top of Germany`s number two cement maker to become finance chief at engineering group mg technologies, Dyckerhoff said on Tuesday.

Cement Akmenes income decline

17 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Akmenes Cementas, the nation`s only cement producer, reported a seven per cent decline in eleven-month sales y/y, from 91.3 to 84.9 million litas (26.4 to 24.6 million euros), Lietuvos Rytas said.

Protest on cement price hike

17 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Andhra Pradesh Builders Association (APBA) is contemplating to ask the builders to declare a `construction holiday` for some time in protest against the rapid rise in the price of cement in the State.

Protest on cement price hike

17 December 2003, Published under Cement News

Andhra Pradesh Builders Association (APBA) is contemplating to ask the builders to declare a `construction holiday` for some time in protest against the rapid rise in the price of cement in the State.

Qatar National Cement

17 December 2003, Published under Cement News

The Qatar National Cement Company (QNCC) expects its sales to exceed 1.5Mt of cement in 2003, up 200,000t, compared to the company`s sales in 2002, it was reported on December 16, 2003.